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Over The Edge Poems | Examples of Over The Edge Poetry

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List of Over The Edge Poems

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Premium Member Poem Who Stole the Strawberries Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse over the edge, imagery, mystery, symbolism, trust,
Gun Timothy McGuire Rhyme over the edge, anger, murder, remember,
Premium Member Poem The Most Unlovable Man in the World - Ashes to Ashes with Improvised Narration by Silent One July Morning Prose over the edge, angel, hope, sad,
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Premium Member Poem Swine Rush Freddie Robinson Jr. Burlesque over the edge, allegory, humorous, jobs, parody,
Lovebug Saif Shahed Narrative over the edge, 2nd grade, beautiful, boyfriend,
Over the edge, four flights up Chris Green Free verse over the edge, good night,
Premium Member Poem The Edge of Despair Joe Inka Rhyme over the edge, allegory, lost love,
Attention Feed 2 colin mitchell williams Free verse over the edge, games,
Premium Member Poem There Is Only One Me Emile Pinet Free verse over the edge, 10th grade, 12th grade,
Unpunished Alexa Rose Free verse over the edge, betrayal, cry, how i

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Acceptable loss
by Jeff Kantor
Acceptable loss


I lost my best friend 2 years and 10 months ago on a windswept winter evening. Alone in his thoughts about his future... his...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, death of a friend,

Ode to a Cockatiel
by Claire Wilkerson
Ode to the Cockatiel

You exasperate me. 
The most maddening creature
To walk, 
Waveringly across the tabletop
Drawn by an invisible wire
To my bowl
You stand
On the tips of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, bird, cute, imagery, pets,

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Is That Sawdust On The Pirate Ship
by Caren Krutsinger
We love to paint, my muse and I.
It does not matter what – walls, doors, furniture, bricks.
Canvas painting is especially satisfying.
Drawing weird stuff is relaxing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, art, confidence, joy, passion,

In Old California 21
by Alfred Berggren
Don Jose wondered why men whispered low
not knowing they discussed his daughter fair.

"I'll talk to Miguel when we get to Luis Ore, Segundo.
He can persuade...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, history,

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Fatal Attraction
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
"Fatal Attraction"



The letter was typewritten
IBM Selectric, 
No final salutation
in italics
“With love”, 
but it was there nevertheless
invisible
electric
“VC”
Bleeding Bold Black 
thick cursive stroke
With knife point calculation
An arrow...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, dark, imagery, psychological,

My final love
by Aa Harvey
My final love


The final drips of the love in my blood,
Have gone into never; never to be seen again.
I have waited a life-time for someone...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, dark, death, fantasy, how

Wounds
by Jennifer Wickham
Apprehensive
Heart in throat
Step forward
Steps back

Nothing left unhurt
All is raw
Connection betrayed
Love lost

Talk is safe
Touch is not
Tipping tipping
Over the edge

Can't breathe
Felt this before
Amazing
Terrifying

Not a gambler
Lost too much...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, crush, emotions, trust,

The Bed Gremlin
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
An evil little gremlin lives under your bed;
Yes! It's true!
You can't see him but he sees you.

Sometimes when it's real, real dark
You might hear him...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, children, fairy, fantasy, fear,

Towards The Horizon
by kewayne wadley
When the tide was high
I loved to hang over the edge.
Rising and falling.
The gap widening then closing.
No longer visible to shore.
I'd lean over.
The wind thumping...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, black african american, black

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Chloe's Vision
by Lisle Ryder
A heavy quietness hung 
as I waited with Mum and Dad 
and Chloe.
I professed my sympathy, 
my sorrow.
Their response was emptiness 
unexpressed;
while Chloe, hugged 
her...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, baby, bereavement, child, grief,

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A Fantastic Ride
by Jack Ellison

Okay, I'm at it again, hope you're ready my friends

A mushy love poem from this old dude

He ain't dead yet, still got some oats to...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, life,

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Beloved Femme Fatale
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
“Beloved Femme Fatale”


Musk and Neroli satin skin spoons
Naked feet ‘neath The Pillars of Petra
She towers majestic above you, colours your grey skies
You are worshipping her...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, love, romance, sensual,

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KILLING WITHOUT WORDS
by Brian Strand
your 
       still smile,
eyes
     cold as ice,
arrogance
        ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, conflict, social,

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A Lost Soul
by Susan Gentry
He slowly released small puffs of hot air
over the edge of the universe
hoping to stare at nothing long enough to care

While making wishes in yesterday's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, angst, character, conflict, depression,

Catching My Words
by Kurt Philip Behm
Looking over the edge
  of an emotional cliff

I saw new feelings 
  for the very first time

Crying out from the back 
 ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, words,

caged feathers
by tara jennings
I was not supposed to want you.
Yet this touch, that touch, and everyone since seared in my mind
       ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, analogy, angst, desire, for

Why Do Some Poets Stay Hidden
by James McLain
Why do some poets stay hidden? 
Restraining orders aren't good are they, 
To those with evil in their hearts.
And sometimes the very act of getting...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, art, poetry,

the prophet
by ej sansam
the prophet arose from his prayers
and scanned the horizon
"they will be here soon"

two hours or so to moonrise 
with little protection in sight
and with no...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, war,

Tempting Death
by Andrea Storrier
My heart pounding
The rocks crumbling
I look back over the edge 
The steep slope looming down
As horrifying images of falling pound through my head
I take a...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, fear,

Fire and Ice
by Judy Emery
Fire and Ice 

Black nights is your heaven
and tears is your victory 
your love runs loose into the night
the wilderness is your life 
but your...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: over the edge, angel, betrayal, dream, emotions,